Sep 28, 2012 11:30pm PDT
a little stronger lately. in part out been buoyed by spending on energy. it seems to me that consumers have become more confident about the future outlook of the economy. >> remember the lines for the new i-phone, many are willing to spend more on phones and. >> what are you going to do, not have a cell phone. >> her cell phone is about $65 more a month than compared to a few years ago. >> once you have a smart phone you never go back. you can take pictures, you can do everything. >> that's a bigger part of household budgets. >> reporter: on the flip side, big ticket items. >> there's been a real pull back in the luxury end of our spending. >> reporter: carol lou. >>> in stay gram keeps getting hotter and hotter, it now has more users than twitter. in stay gram's popularity has skyrocketed. in stay gram was recently purchased by facebook for $741 million. >>> starting this weekend customers can use the app based to ask for rides to and from anywhere until the south bay -- in the south bay. once you download the app you can put in a request for a pickup. it already operates in san francisco.
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
went after the president for green energy, and high profile companies in the bay area. >> you put $90 billion, like 50 years worth of breaks, into solar and wind. i have a friend who say you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers. >> reporter: the president said his plan doesn't add up. >> i think math, common sense, and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. >> reporter: tonight's debate might also be remembered for what the president did not bring up, his successes, such as the turn around of the auto industry, and the romney gaffes what romney said 47% see themselves as victims. >> live outside the debate convenient new in denver, where thousands gathered to watch the candidates. >> reporter: frank, we are here at the university of denver, and in this open space just a few hours ago, there were thousands of people, students and faculty here. this campus is proud to have hosted this debate, and there were strong opinions about who won, and who lost. as the candidates took to the stage tonight inside an air conditioned arena, thousands of bundle